Out of the Mouths of Babes

funny kids

A child is a curly dimpled lunatic. ~Ralph Waldo

Love the slew of emails that I get from my aunt in Florida …

While reading, keep in mind that these are first-graders, 6-year-olds, because the last one is a classic!


A 1st grade school teacher had twenty-six students in her class. She presented each child in her classroom the first half of a well-known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb.

Their insight will surprise you!

  1. Don’t change horses … until they stop running.
  2. Strike while the … bug is close.
  3. It’s always darkest before … Daylight Saving Time.
  4. Never underestimate the power of … termites.
  5. You can lead a horse to water but … how?
  6. Don’t bite the hand that … looks dirty.
  7. No news is … impossible.
  8. A miss is as good as a … Mr.
  9. You can’t teach an old dog new … math.
  10. If you lie down with dogs, you’ll … stink in the morning.
  11. Love all, trust … me.
  12. The pen is mightier than the … pigs.
  13. An idle mind is … the best way to relax.
  14. Where there’s smoke there’s … pollution.
  15. Happy the bride who … gets all the presents.
  16. A penny saved is … not much.
  17. Two’s company, three’s … the Musketeers.
  18. Don’t put off till tomorrow what … you put on to go to bed.
  19. Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and … you have to blow your nose.
  20. There are none so blind as … Stevie Wonder.
  21. Children should be seen and not … spanked or grounded.
  22. If at first you don’t succeed … get new batteries.
  23. You get out of something only what you … see in the picture on the box.
  24. When the blind lead the blind … get out of the way.
  25. A bird in the hand … is going to poop on you.
  26. And the WINNER and last one!
  27. Better late than … pregnant.

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